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Jenny Deng

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Ms. Deng’s practice focuses on patent preparation and prosecution; opinion work including (non)infringement, invalidity, patentability, and FTO opinions, as well as Hatch-Waxman patent certifications; patent-related due diligence and agreement review. She assists clients in managing their patent portfolios and designing around blocking patents. Ms. Deng provides litigation support for Hatch-Waxman ANDA cases and IP related contract disputes. Ms. Deng has working knowledge of U.S. FDA drug regulations. Ms. Deng worked as an extern in a Singapore law firm, focusing on international IP transactions. Ms. Deng is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and represents a few Chinese pharmaceutical companies.

Prior to her legal career, Ms. Deng was a scientist in drug discovery with Pfizer Inc., AbbVie, Inc., and BASF Pharma for 12 years. She designed and synthesized both small and big molecules as drug actives for therapeutic areas ranging from immunology, oncology, inflammation, to neuroscience. She gained extensive experience in chemical process optimization and biological data evaluation. She was proficient at communicating with scientists of all disciplines in drug discovery. Ms. Deng is a named inventor in a U.S. patent entitled “4-aminopyrrolopyrimidines as kinase inhibitors”. She also has co-authored many publications.

During college at Fudan University, she synthesized novel functional polymers and developed an improved acrylic lacquer coating formulation for wood furniture.

Education

J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law 2010
M.S., Brandeis University, Organic Chemistry 1995
B.S., Fudan University, China, Polymer Chemistry 1991

Honors/Awards

CALI Excellence Award for the Future in Income Taxation of Corporations & Shareholders, 2009
CALI Excellence Award for the Future in Clinic: Intellectual Property, 2008
Vice President and Treasurer of the Chinese Law Student Association, University of Connecticut School of Law, 2009
Gillette Fellowship, Brandeis University, 1996
Academic Excellence Scholarship, Fudan University, 1988-1991
Best Undergraduate Thesis Award, 1991

Court admissions

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
State of New York
State of Connecticut
U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Publications

  • “4-Aminopyrrolopyrimidines as Kinase Inhibitors”, U.S. Pat. Appl. Pub. 20030187001 A1, 2003.
  • “4-Aminopyrrolopyrimidines as Kinase Inhibitors”, PCT Int. App. WO 2000/17202, 2000.
  • “Studies on the Spectra of Poly(vinylcarbazole)-C60-C70 Charge-Transfer Complex”, Gaodeng Xuoxiao Huaxue Xuebao, 1994, 15(10), 1559062.
  • “Studies on the Spectra of Poly(vinylcarbazole)-C60-C70 Charge-Transfer Complex”, 34th International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Congress, Beijing, China, 1993, page 530.

Presentations

  • “Design, Synthesis and Brief SAR of Pyrazolo[3,4—d] and Pyrrolo[2,3]d-]pyrimidines as Potent Inhibitors of LCK”, MEDI-109, 224th American Chemical Society National Meeting Boston (2002)
  • “Synthesis and SAR of Pyrrolo[2,3]d-]pyrimidines Containing N-7 Substituents as Potent Inhibitors of LCK”, MEDI-110, 224th American Chemical Society National Meeting Boston (2002)
  • “Structure Activity Relationships for a Novel Series of Pyrrolo[2,3-d]pyrimidine Tie-2 Inhibitors”, 93rd American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting San Francisco (2002)
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